Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing AWS 592 250 488
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 14.74% 11.85% 10.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.72% 35.41% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 200 399
10th Percentile £450 £386 £413
25th Percentile £513 £463 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £544 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -1.14% -
75th Percentile £700 £600 £638
90th Percentile £775 £638 £713
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £23.98
25th Percentile - - £28.06
Median hourly rate - - £37.25
75th Percentile - - £47.56
90th Percentile - - £52.33
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.25

AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,529 706 1,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.08% 33.48% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,247 561 1,267
10th Percentile £400 £319 £313
25th Percentile £486 £420 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% -0.95%
75th Percentile £669 £594 £600
90th Percentile £750 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £511 £513
% change year-on-year +11.49% -0.24% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 12
10th Percentile £13.79 £20.25 £18.71
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.63 £19.69
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% +3.66% +17.14%
75th Percentile £19.10 £21.88 £22.37
90th Percentile £24.75 £22.25 £23.72
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +13.10%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London Bridge 0 8 £738 +22.92%
AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for AWS.

1 234 (39.53%) DevOps
2 205 (34.63%) CI/CD
3 198 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (30.74%) Azure
5 173 (29.22%) Docker
6 157 (26.52%) Kubernetes
7 150 (25.34%) Terraform
8 144 (24.32%) Python
9 139 (23.48%) Java
10 134 (22.64%) Serverless
11 125 (21.11%) Finance
12 122 (20.61%) Jenkins
13 116 (19.59%) Microservices
14 105 (17.74%) AWS Lambda
15 97 (16.39%) SQL
16 95 (16.05%) Social Skills
17 88 (14.86%) Software Engineering
18 85 (14.36%) Infrastructure as Code
18 85 (14.36%) Kafka
19 81 (13.68%) GCP
20 80 (13.51%) Git (software)
21 72 (12.16%) JavaScript
22 67 (11.32%) Linux
23 58 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
24 57 (9.63%) TDD
25 56 (9.46%) Scrum
26 55 (9.29%) Amazon S3
27 54 (9.12%) Migration
27 54 (9.12%) Ansible
27 54 (9.12%) Analytics

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (7.43%) Apache Spark
2 23 (3.89%) Confluence
3 13 (2.20%) Apache
4 10 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (1.18%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.51%) Moodle
8 3 (0.51%) nginx
8 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.34%) Camunda
9 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) SAS
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 182 (30.74%) Azure
2 134 (22.64%) Serverless
3 105 (17.74%) AWS Lambda
4 81 (13.68%) GCP
5 58 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 55 (9.29%) Amazon S3
7 46 (7.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 39 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (6.08%) Amazon ECS
10 32 (5.41%) GitHub
11 29 (4.90%) SaaS
12 24 (4.05%) PaaS
13 23 (3.89%) Amazon EKS
13 23 (3.89%) Amazon EMR
14 18 (3.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 17 (2.87%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (2.87%) Amazon SQS
15 17 (2.87%) Snowflake
16 15 (2.53%) Power Platform
17 12 (2.03%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.73%) HTTP
2 18 (3.04%) DNS
3 16 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 14 (2.36%) Firewall
4 14 (2.36%) VPN
5 13 (2.20%) Internet
6 5 (0.84%) BGP
6 5 (0.84%) WAN
7 4 (0.68%) DHCP
7 4 (0.68%) IPsec
7 4 (0.68%) LAN
7 4 (0.68%) SD-WAN
7 4 (0.68%) SNMP
7 4 (0.68%) SSL
8 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.34%) Broadband
9 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.34%) IPv6
9 2 (0.34%) TACACS
9 2 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.95%) NoSQL
2 39 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (6.42%) Big Data
4 36 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 32 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 30 (5.07%) Amazon RDS
8 29 (4.90%) MongoDB
9 27 (4.56%) MySQL
10 23 (3.89%) Relational Database
11 22 (3.72%) SQL Server
12 20 (3.38%) RDBMS
13 18 (3.04%) Data Lake
14 16 (2.70%) Hadoop
15 14 (2.36%) Power BI
16 13 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
17 11 (1.86%) Redis
18 9 (1.52%) DB2
18 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database
19 8 (1.35%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 122 (20.61%) Jenkins
2 80 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.59%) JIRA
4 33 (5.57%) GitLab
5 18 (3.04%) CircleCI
6 16 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 16 (2.70%) Maven
7 14 (2.36%) webpack
8 13 (2.20%) Grunt
9 12 (2.03%) Terragrunt
10 11 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.86%) GoCD
11 10 (1.69%) gulp
12 7 (1.18%) git-flow
12 7 (1.18%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.01%) Gradle
13 6 (1.01%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.01%) PhantomJS
13 6 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 125 (21.11%) Finance
2 95 (16.05%) Social Skills
3 33 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.41%) Legal
5 31 (5.24%) Financial Institution
6 27 (4.56%) Public Sector
7 22 (3.72%) Banking
8 19 (3.21%) Retail
9 11 (1.86%) Marketing
10 8 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.51%) Advertising
13 3 (0.51%) Front Office
13 3 (0.51%) Law
13 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) Billing
14 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.34%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 163 (27.53%) Developer
2 92 (15.54%) Architect
3 76 (12.84%) AWS Engineer
4 70 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (7.60%) Java Developer
6 34 (5.74%) AWS DevOps
6 34 (5.74%) Software Engineer
7 33 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (5.41%) Data Engineer
9 31 (5.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 31 (5.24%) Java Engineer
10 30 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
11 28 (4.73%) AWS Architect
12 24 (4.05%) Analyst
13 22 (3.72%) Cloud Architect
13 22 (3.72%) Python Developer
14 20 (3.38%) PHP Developer
15 19 (3.21%) Senior Java Engineer
16 17 (2.87%) Scala Developer
16 17 (2.87%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (14.36%) Kafka
2 46 (7.77%) HTML
2 46 (7.77%) REST
3 45 (7.60%) React
4 43 (7.26%) AngularJS
5 41 (6.93%) CSS
6 40 (6.76%) .NET
7 39 (6.59%) Node.js
8 30 (5.07%) Spring Boot
8 30 (5.07%) Vue.js
9 27 (4.56%) Spring
10 25 (4.22%) HTML5
11 24 (4.05%) Sass
11 24 (4.05%) Web Services
12 22 (3.72%) RESTful
13 19 (3.21%) CSS3
14 18 (3.04%) LESS
14 18 (3.04%) SOAP
15 17 (2.87%) Laravel
15 17 (2.87%) Vuetify.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.57%) Hedge funds
2 30 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.07%) Public Cloud
3 21 (3.55%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.04%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.04%) Legacy Systems
5 15 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.69%) Derivative
10 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.01%) iSeries
11 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.01%) PKI
11 6 (1.01%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
12 5 (0.84%) User Experience
13 4 (0.68%) Equities
13 4 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.32%) Linux
2 27 (4.56%) Windows
3 14 (2.36%) Unix
4 9 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.51%) CentOS
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) SUSE
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (39.53%) DevOps
2 205 (34.63%) CI/CD
3 198 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (19.59%) Microservices
5 88 (14.86%) Software Engineering
6 85 (14.36%) Infrastructure as Code
7 57 (9.63%) TDD
8 56 (9.46%) Scrum
9 54 (9.12%) Analytics
9 54 (9.12%) Migration
10 51 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (8.28%) Full Stack Development
12 41 (6.93%) Test Automation
13 36 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (5.91%) Configuration Management
15 33 (5.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 31 (5.24%) BDD
16 31 (5.24%) Data Modelling
16 31 (5.24%) Data Protection
17 30 (5.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 144 (24.32%) Python
2 139 (23.48%) Java
3 97 (16.39%) SQL
4 72 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.91%) Scala
6 28 (4.73%) TypeScript
7 27 (4.56%) Bash
8 23 (3.89%) PHP
9 19 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.87%) Ruby
11 15 (2.53%) C#
12 13 (2.20%) Go
13 12 (2.03%) C++
13 12 (2.03%) Groovy
14 9 (1.52%) C
14 9 (1.52%) Java 8
15 6 (1.01%) ES6
16 5 (0.84%) Kotlin
16 5 (0.84%) R
17 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.74%) AWS Certification
3 29 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.39%) Degree
5 14 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.18%) CISSP
6 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (0.84%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.34%) CCIE
9 2 (0.34%) CISA
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.34%) CISM
9 2 (0.34%) CRISC
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB
9 2 (0.34%) RHCA
9 2 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.42%) GDPR
2 17 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.36%) QA
4 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.01%) COBIT
7 4 (0.68%) SLA
8 2 (0.34%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.34%) GRC
8 2 (0.34%) NIST
8 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) COSO
9 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.17%) NCSC
9 1 (0.17%) SOC 2
System Software
1 173 (29.22%) Docker
2 16 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.34%) NFS
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) LXC
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 157 (26.52%) Kubernetes
2 150 (25.34%) Terraform
3 54 (9.12%) Ansible
4 27 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (4.39%) Puppet
6 18 (3.04%) Prometheus
7 13 (2.20%) Grafana
7 13 (2.20%) Packer
8 8 (1.35%) Icinga
9 7 (1.18%) BladeLogic
9 7 (1.18%) Nagios
10 5 (0.84%) Consul
11 4 (0.68%) Istio
12 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.51%) Kibana
12 3 (0.51%) Nessus
12 3 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.51%) Salt
13 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (6.76%) Oracle
2 25 (4.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.38%) Google
4 16 (2.70%) Confluent
5 15 (2.53%) Splunk
6 12 (2.03%) Cloudera
6 12 (2.03%) Talend
7 9 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.18%) Guidewire
8 7 (1.18%) VMware
9 6 (1.01%) CyberArk
10 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.84%) BMC
10 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.68%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.68%) Cisco
12 3 (0.51%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.51%) OutSystems
12 3 (0.51%) SAP
12 3 (0.51%) Sun